Career

Expertise

Experimental:
Patch-clamp electrophysiology, organ bath diameter mapping,calcium imaging, confocal microscopy, primary cell culture.

Languages:
C++, Java, IDL, MATLAB, HTML, CSS, JavaScript.

Membership

Society for Mathematical Biology (2016 - )
Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (2014 - )
American Physiological Society (2012 - )

Grants

Wrote:
NSERC Discovery #06243 (2017-2021) Nonlinear dynamics of coupled oscillator networks ... $40k/y
NSERC Discovery #386877 (2010-2016) Potassium channels in gut pacemaking. $45k/y

Contributed:
CIHR Open Operating (2010-2015) ICC in control of gastrointestinal motility. $200k/y

Teaching

Spring 2015 Biology and Pharmacology 3A06, Introduction to Pharmacology.
Fall 2013 Biology and Pharmacology 4C03, Principles of Toxicology.
2008 - 2011 Teaching of patch-clamp to high school and graduate students.
2006 - 2007 Private tuition of high school students.

Committees

March, 2013-2017 (annually) Chair/Judge, Honours Biology and Pharmacology Thesis Defence, McMaster.

Reviewing

American Journal of Physiology, Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Pflugers Archive, Regulatory Peptides, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Frontiers in Physiology, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Virchows Archive, Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Life Sciences.

Collaborations

2015 Drs. Edward Lakatta (NIA, Baltimore) and Oliver Monfredi (Manchester) ImageJ plugin for analysis of sinoatrial node calcium imaging data.
2013 Dr Premysl Bercik (McMaster) ImageJ plugin for analysis of GI fluoroscopy series.